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Reality Check Solutions teams up with Ross Video to welcome live Eredivisie football back to Fox Sports Netherlands

Dutch football fans have had to wait more than six months to watch Eredivisie football after last season was curtailed due to COVID-19. But, when the 2020-21 campaign kicked off earlier this month (12 September), Reality Check Solutions (RCS) was at the heart of the action, delivering its bespoke graphics and data services to Fox […]  More

CenturyLink rebrands as Lumen Technologies

CenturyLink has rebranded to Lumen Technologies. As Lumen, the company will help lead enterprises through the challenges and opportunities of the fourth industrial revolution, a time when smart, connective devices are everywhere. Lumen aims to bring a new focus to how it views the marketplace and the world with the purpose to further human progress […]  More

SVG Europe On-Demand: Sports Production Leaders Briefings with OB Facilities Providers

In the third and final Leaders Briefing, we chat with outside broadcast facilities providers, a part of the sports production market that always faces its own unique set of technology and workflow challenges. You can now watch a re-run of the event.  The conversation covers a wide range of subjects from IP and remote production […]  More

Vizrt unveils virtual production system

Vizrt has launched a software-only, IP-based live production solution for broadcasters and producers that can handle remote contributors dialling in using popular video conferencing platforms such as Skype, Microsoft Teams and Zoom. Viz Vectar Plus can be installed on-premise or in a virtualised cloud environments and is said to operate on any infrastructure that meets […]  More

HD Broadcast UHD 2 begins working life with DFB Pokal and Bundesliga coverage

German outside broadcast provider HD Broadcast’s new flagship UHD 2 truck has taken to the road this month, covering first-round matches in the DFB Pokal German knockout cup and the start of the new Bundesliga season. HD Broadcast chief executive and chief technology officer Constantin Novotny told SVG Europe the truck was originally commissioned last […]  More

World Triathlon Hamburg 2020: Producing an event in the COVID-19 era

World Triathlon’s yearly Triathlon series, held in seven different countries across multiple races, has seen its 2020 season greatly impacted due to Covid-19: all races were cancelled, except for the Hamburg event, the 2020 World Triathlon World Championships and the 2020 Mixed Relay World Championships that were held on 5-6 September 2020. Infront Productions, broadcast […]  More

International Hockey Federation launches Watch.Hockey app to create universal home of hockey

The International Hockey Federation (FIH), the world’s governing body for the sport of hockey, has launched a fan engagement app that creates a new digital home of hockey for the millions of hockey fans, players and officials worldwide. Developed with Nagra, Watch.Hockey launched on 17 September. It is free of charge on the Apple App […]  More

How, when, why and what: Behind the scenes on SES’ new Stockley Park facility

SVG Europe recently caught up with Susanna Mandel-Mantello, vice president and head of sales, sports and events at SES, to discuss the company’s new sports and event broadcasting centre at Stockley Park in London. The new facility has been designed to help broadcasters deliver content as sports make their comeback across Europe, following lockdown, helping […]  More

HorseShow.Video picks AJA for live streaming and recording solution upgrade

HorseShow.Video has upgraded and streamlined its live streaming and recording set-up with the addition of kit from AJA Video Systems. HorseShow.Video live streams tournaments, interviews and live events content for the Quarter and Paint horse breeds across Europe. High-fidelity and reliable live stream workflows have proven critical to connecting remote audiences with global content, especially […]  More